Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

July 17, 2020
6:00pm Central Time
 07/17/2020 06:00:00 pm07/17/2020 07:00:00 pmAmerica/ChicagoMaya Angelou: And Still I RiseOur Black Doc Films Matter Series is curated to help Americans educate themselves on the historical origins of the current uprisings and protests for racial equity. FILM #6: Maya Angelou--And Still I Rise Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou led a prolific life. She inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. Best known for her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before. https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/4gs9qKwami Abdul-Beyapjmm2019@gmail.comfalseMM/DD/YYYY

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Our Black Doc Films Matter Series is curated to help Americans educate themselves on the historical origins of the current uprisings and protests for racial equity.

FILM #6: Maya Angelou--And Still I Rise

Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou led a prolific life. She inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. Best known for her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before.

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The Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series

The Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series is a joint project of Arkansas PBS (ArPBS), Just Communities of Arkansas (JCA), Arkansas Cinema Society (ACS), Washitaw Foothills Youth Media Arts & Literacy Collective (WFYMALC), Arkansas Minority Film & Arts Association (AMFAA), and Arkansas Peace & Justice Memorial Movement (APJMM).

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou led a prolific life. She inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. Best known for her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before.

113min 18sec

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  • Kwami Abdul-Bey

    Co-Convenor of the Arkansas Peace and Justice Memorial Movement

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